December 12, 2017 07:03 PM

Wrap Up for Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Roll Call Votes

1.      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #533, Leonard Steven Grasz, of Nebraska, to be US Circuit Judge for the Eighth Circuit; confirmed: 50-48.

2.      Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #534, Don R. Willett, of Texas, to be a US Circuit Judge for the Fifth Circuit; invoked: 50-48.

Legislative Business

Passed Calendar #274, S.447: a bill to require reporting on acts of certain foreign countries on Holocaust era assets and related issues (JUST Act).

Adopted S.Res.357, International Education and Exchange programs

Adopted S.Res.358, Phenylketonuria Awareness Day 

Executive Business

Confirmed Executive Calendar #356, Mary Kirtley Waters, of Virginia, to be an Assistant Secretary of State (Legislative Affairs)